15 Assisted Living Facilities in Chesapeake City, VA
The average cost of assisted living in Chesapeake City is $3,773 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include Virginia Beach City with an average starting cost of $3,433.
To help you with your search, browse the 79 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Chesapeake City. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Chesapeake City 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Norfolk City with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Chesapeake City find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Chesapeake City, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Chesapeake City, VA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Chesapeake City
In Chesapeake City, a 20-minute drive down the coast from Virginia Beach, more than 12% of the population is over 65 years of age. These seniors might be interested in Chesapeake City's new senior center that's only two years old: The Rokeby Center provides recreation for all seniors and focuses on activities for Baby Boomers.
There are 15 assisted living facilities are in Chesapeake City with another 25 in surrounding areas like Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Portsmouth. Assisted living facilities in Chesapeake City are regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services. All assisted living residents are given an individualized care plan upon admission, and the care plan is updated yearly.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Chesapeake City
- Winters are mild in Chesapeake City with average lows around 34 degrees in January, similar to the national average of 33.2 degrees. Summers are warm and humid, with an average high of 85 degrees, compared to 71.9 degrees nationwide.
- Chesapeake City's air quality is rated as moderate, which means it's acceptable for everyone except for a very small number of people. Seniors should pay attention to any air quality warnings.
- The cost of living in Chesapeake is 115.8% of the national average overall, although groceries are only 93.4%.
- Crime rates in the United States are measured from 1 to 100, from lowest to highest. In Chesapeake City, the violent crime score is 18.1, lower than the national average of 22.7. Property crime in Chesapeake City, at 37.6, is slightly higher than the national average of 35.4
- Farmers markets, concerts and local events are hosted at Courtyard Square Park in downtown Chesapeake, including "55 & Better" events for seniors. Free membership at the Rokeby Community Center includes senior activities like socials, exercise classes, crafts and jewelry-making.
- The Chesapeake area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Chesapeake City
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Assisted Living costs in Chesapeake City start around $3,773 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Chesapeake City and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Chesapeake City
Some assisted living facilities in Virginia accept Medicaid as payment, and seniors who receive SSI or SSDI may be able to use those funds to cover the cost of assisted living. Financial aid auxiliary grants are also available from the state of Virginia for seniors receiving SSI benefits.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Virginia page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Chesapeake City
Chesapeake City and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Chesapeake City, please visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Chesapeake City
Chesapeake City-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Chesapeake City
Review of Chesapeake Place
My mother is very happy at Chesapeake Place and our family enjoys knowing she is in a safe, clean, and stimulating environment! Read more
Review of Chesapeake Place
My mother-in-law moved into Chesapeake Place. So far, we've been happy, it was in her price range, but it was also clean, it smelled nice, everybody was super friendly, and they had a lot of activi... Read more
Review of Harmony at Oakbrooke
I went to Harmony at Oakbrooke. The facility was absolutely gorgeous, it was brand new, it was out of our price range, but the gentleman we talked to was a little more aggressive and pushy. They ha... Read more